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Jakarta offers conditional deal to Brussels on palm oil

... below show part of the peat forests in the Leuser Ecosystem, which spans in excess of 2.6 million hectares - equivalent to more than 797 times the area of ​​Brussels - and is inhabited by orangutans, tigers, ...

CIFOR applauds President Jokowi’s moves

... and peatlands. Nasi declared that “tremendous progress has been made with regard to forest governance and policies in Indonesia under the administration of President Jokowi. The president and his ...

Protection forests removed from moratorium map

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS August 16, 2019 Protection forests removed from moratorium map JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - More than three-quarters of Indonesia's primary forest and peatland ...

Special envoy: Permanent forest moratorium a fantastic move

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS August 12, 2019 Special envoy: Permanent forest moratorium a fantastic move JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - The Indonesian permanent primary forest and peatland ...

WRI: Indonesian permanent forest moratorium a huge step

... global research organization, views Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s recent move to sign a permanent moratorium on granting new permits for primary forests and peatlands in areas spanning more ...

Indonesian permanent forest moratorium signed

... that President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has signed a 5-page order for a permanent moratorium which ends the provision of new permits in primary forests and peatlands covering areas of over 66 million ...

“Mostly deforestation free” not enough: Aidenvironment

... small but significant minority of growers and trader-refiners are putting Indonesia’s strategic commodity - palm oil - at great risk because they choose to continue clearing forests and peatlands at the ...

Major peat forests still left in Salim palm oil concession

PALM OIL NEWS July 30, 2019 Major peat forests still left in Salim palm oil concession JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - The Indonesian Environment and Forestry Ministry sent a warning letter ...

Mighty Earth: Astra sending a powerful signal

... is not aimed solely at Astra, but also at all other international palm oil companies. “Positive peat and forest conservation and restoration is the biggest issue and we’ve struggled to find any leadership ...

Minister highlights growth in Sumatran tiger population

... earth day, the foresthints.news team photographed the Kluet peat forests, as displayed below, an important part of the Gunung Leuser National Park which is one of the national parks in Sumatra which has ...

GAMA translating NDPE policy into action in Papua

... performed similarly in its palm oil concession (PT GAN) in West Kalimantan’s Kubu Raya regency, including achieving legal compliance. This has resulted in Bornean orangutan-inhabited peat forests spanning ...

Photos display Batang Toru dam construction progress

... by the ministry aimed at ensuring that the dam construction’s impact does not cause the extinction of the Tapanuli orangutan. “Our minister has repeatedly stressed that the monitoring process must continue ...

Minister details permanent moratorium on primary forest, peat

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS July 1, 2019 Minister details permanent moratorium on primary forest, peat JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - Indonesian Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya ...

Indonesia, global superpower for Bornean orangutans

... doesn’t face extinction, Indonesia undeniably remains a global superpower, as evidenced by the case of Sebangau National Park. Sebangau National Park is a peat forest landscape spanning an area nearly ...

APRIL preventing extinction of Sumatran tiger

... peat hydrological unit and covering more than 720,000 hectares, or equivalent to more than 9 times the size of New York - effectively remains one of Indonesia’s last havens for critically-endangered Sumatran ...

Ground-check reaffirms NDPE newcomer serious

... peat forests into new palm oil plantations. GAMA adopted an NDPE policy fairly recently, in August last year. This global palm oil supplier seems serious about implementing this no deforestation, no ...

Orangutan forest update relevant to Greenpeace

... spatial team, there was no change in the forest cover between the end of May and WED 2019 (Jun 5), with more than 80% of the MPK logging concession still composed of relatively intact peat forests.  ...

Over 1000 orangutans remain ahead of World Environment Day

... was composed of relatively intact peat forests. A spatial analysis using high-resolution satellite images prepared by the foresthints.news spatial team has confirmed that, as of the end of May this year, ...

GAMA changes stance towards Bornean orangutan forests

PALM OIL NEWS May 20, 2019 GAMA changes stance towards Bornean orangutan forests JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - The impact on the peat forests in GAMA Plantation’s palm oil concessions - home ...

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